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Senior Software Engineer

| Austin

Company Description

Rapid7 is trusted by over 7200 organizations in over 120 countries helping them keep safe. It delivers the visibility, analytics, and automation needed to monitor, investigate, and resolve the vulnerabilities, threats, and performance issues that put organizations at risk. We combine our extensive experience in security data and analytics and deep insight into attacker behaviors and techniques to make sense of the wealth of data available to organizations about their IT environments and users. 

Job Overview

We are in Austin, Texas building and maintaining Metasploit, the world’s best penetration testing project and now we are looking for a senior software engineer who can help us build the next generation offensive security products

As a core member of the offensive security engineering team, you will have the following opportunities to excel and grow in your career

  • Participate in quarterly/yearly hackathons winning awesome prizes

  • Get nominated to represent Rapid7 at various security conferences like BSides, Blackhat, and DerbyCon

  • Work on your own interesting moose tank projects to earn mighty bonuses!


  • Implement highly scalable SaaS solutions with high performing APIs and microservices

  • Build services that can support both internal and external integrations ingesting security scan events and threat alerts from various products

  • Build modern web applications using the latest UI frameworks like ReactJS

  • Works closely with devs, and product owners to refine software requirements and provide feedback on user scenarios

  • Deliver quality code following best practices of Test driven development

  • Participate in a team environment acting as an enabler and driving the team to success

Job Requirements

  • At least two years of software development experience building enterprise products

  • Proficient in OO programming with Java, Python, or similar language

  • Hands on experience with unix/linux/osx command line tools

  • Passionate to learn about vulnerability detection, enumeration, threat intelligence, and incident detection

  • Familiarity with JSON, NoSQL and traditional RDBMS systems

  • Posses a positive attitude and works well in a team

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401 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701

What are Rapid7 Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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